Information about electrical and electronic equipment
Information for households and take-back of old electrical appliances
The Electrical and Electronic Equipment Act (ElektroG) contains a multitude of requirements for the handling of electrical and electronic equipment - the most important ones at a glance:
1. Separate collection of old devices
Electrical and electronic equipment that has become waste is called old equipment. Owners of old appliances have to provide them with a separate collection of unsorted municipal waste. In particular, old appliances are not in the household waste, but in special collection and return systems.
2. Batteries and rechargeable batteries
Owners of old appliances usually have to dispose of used batteries and accumulators that are not enclosed in the old appliance before they are delivered to a collection point. This does not apply if the old appliances are handed over to public waste disposal companies and separated there for the purpose of preparation for reuse by other old appliances.
3. Possibilities of returning old equipment
Owners of old appliances from private households can hand them over at the collection points of the public waste disposal carriers or at the collection points set up by manufacturers or distributors within the meaning of the ElektroG. An online list of collection and collection points can be found here: https://www.ear-system.de/ear-verzeichnis/sammel-und-ruecknahmestellen.jsf
4. Privacy information
Old devices sometimes contain personal data. This is especially true for information and telecommunications equipment such as computers and smartphones. Please note in your own interest that each end-user is responsible for the deletion of the data on the waste equipment to be disposed of.
5. Meaning of the symbol "crossed-out wheeled bin"
The symbol of a crossed-out wheelie bin regularly shown on the electrical and electronic equipment
The crossed-out wheeled bin indicates that the equipment at the end of its life is separated from unsorted municipal waste.
6. Producer Registration Number
As a manufacturer within the meaning of the ElektroG, we are registered with the responsible foundation Elektro-Altgeräte Register (Benno-Strauß-Str. 1, 90763 Fürth) under the following registration number:
4. Note on our Foundation for Waste Electrical Equipment Register WEEE / registration number
elektric-mobiles Selchow is registered at the Stiftung Elektro-Altgeräte Register, Benno-Strauß-Str. 1, 90763 Fürth Germany (Internet: www.stiftung-ear.de) as a distributor / manufacturer of electrical and / or electronic equipment under the following registration numberWEEE-Reg.-Nr .: DE81304748 registered.
Batteries are included in the range of vehicles we offer. In connection with the distribution of these batteries, we as distributors under the Battery Act are obliged to inform our customers as follows:
Please dispose of old batteries, as prescribed by law, the disposal in the household waste is expressly prohibited by the Battery Act at a municipal collection point or give them in the local trade for free, so that raw materials and possible pollutants can be targeted. Batteries, which we have in our assortment or have led, you can return after use with us under the following address gratuitously or ausrückend franked by post to us to send back. This applies to quantities that end users usually discard.
The crossed-out wheeled bin symbol indicates that the battery should not be disposed of with household waste.
Pb = battery contains more than 0,004 mass percent lead
Cd = battery contains more than 0,002 mass percent cadmium
Hg = battery contains more than 0,0005 per cent of mercury.
This obligation is indicated by the crossed-out wheeled bin, which is printed on all packaging of batteries. You will also find there the chemical symbols of the substances cadmium (Cd), lead (Pb) or mercury (Hg), if these are contained in concentrations above the limits.
You will also find these notes in the accompanying documents of the consignment or in the manufacturer's operating instructions.
Further information on the battery law can be found on the Internet at the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety at www.bmu.de/abfallwirtschaft or in the "Gemeinsames Rücknahmesystem Batterien" at www.grs-batterien.de.